Hai Yvette, I translated your lesson without asking, but I couldn't find you or your site on the Net.

I hope you don't mind if you see your lesson on my side, but if you do, just let me know and I remove it.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames

MuRa's Meister - Copies

Simple - Zoom Out and Flip

You can download them

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes - 1 font.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

Step 1

Open tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to white (#ffffff).

Set your background color to #979ac4.

Set your foreground to gradient at your choice.

Set your background to gradient 'Sunburst' - Angle and Repeats 0 - Invert checked.

Step 2

Open a transparent image of 700 x 350 pixels.

Flood fill this image with your background gradient.

Copy tube 'butterflies1_lizztish'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80% - All  layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Place the tube on the right side.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 35.

Step 3

Open tube ''butterflies1_lizztish'.

Layers - Merge  -Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers checked - repeat 2x.

Step 4

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 15 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - background color.

Step 5

Select the 15 border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Zoom Out and Flip.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - background color - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Edit - Copy.

Step 6

Close your background layer.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked.

Place it on the left side, about 3 pixels from above and 3 pixels from left.

Layers - Duplicate.

Open your background layer.

Step 7

Activate the original little picture layer.

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies - setting 'Blur Radial' - with these settings:

Step 8

Activate your top layer.

Image - Resize - 95% - All layers not checked.

Move it a little to the left, so it's in the middle of the original layer.

Step 9

Activate your Text tool - font Sheer Elegance Regular - Size 50 - Stroke width 0 - Made as Vector.

Type 'Spring is on the way'.

Objects - Align - Center on canvas.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 100 - Blur 2 - color white.

Step 10

Copy tube 'minivlinder'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place this butterfly above your text.

Layers - Duplicate.

Place this one below your text.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Step 11

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 12

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 6 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Step 13

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 -

Buttons & Frames - Glass frame 3 - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 14

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Save your crea as a jpg file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Yvette on April 4, 2007.

This lesson is and remains the property of Yvette.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

 

Translated by Zial on August 20, 2015

 

 

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